Pokemon Go’s Nostalgia

The 1990s and early 2000s marked the golden age of Nintendo.  There were other video game brands out there, such as Sega and PlayStation, but they weren’t nearly as game-changing (no pun intended) as Nintendo.  Gaming consoles like the Super Nintendo, N64 and GameBoy...

Habits That Lead to Wealth

Wealth is a lot like physical fitness: you need to cultivate daily habits if you want the long-term results.  There are those people who get lucky: maybe somebody you know inherited a huge amount of money, maybe they joined a startup right before it went public and...

Kicking Bad Productivity Habits

Nothing hurts your productivity like bad habits.  And the worst part is that most of the time you don’t even notice how much damage they’re causing you.  They slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative and ultimately stifle performance.  Taking...

Is Your New Recruit a Good Fit?

In regards to a potential recruit, the two most difficult decisions HR professionals need to make are the decision to hire them and the decision to keep them.  Determining the skill and experience of your candidates tends to be a relatively straightforward process,...

Getting Responses For Your Emails

Have you heard of the “five sentence club” before?  It’s the concept that, for the sake of your emails to not get overlooked, keep them short and sweet; five lines or less.  When you can master this, people respond to your emails faster, and your response rate will go...

Business Models For Small Towns

If you want to start a business, you don’t have to set up any normal, run-of-the-mill company in a big city.  Rural businesses have been growing as well, with new locations, ideas and ways of doing business.  Here are some ways that people are building businesses in...

How To Do Hurricane Sprints

You might not enjoy doing cardio, but it’s necessary for stamina, cardiovascular health and fat loss.  To slim down, one of the quickest ways to do it is an intense cardio workout, especially when you’re a busy person who doesn’t have time to do long, frequent...

Finding the Right People

A leader that can’t share their vision, influence and momentum with others will see all of these diminish over time.  It’s essential for any leader to find capable people to mentor and invest in for the future.  Yet you need to ask yourself whom you should invest in...

Getting the Most Out of Your Alma Mater

This is the season for many college graduations, and it’s possible that you’ve started to reminisce on your own time at school.  Your college education goes beyond math and English classes.  If you aren’t taking advantage of your alma mater, then you’re...